Use use coloring pages and one of those crayon approaches for the next classroom art lesson.
Trace on the photocopied picture outline with crayon.
Thick lines perform best.
Brush over the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
The waxed lines will resist the paint and also the picture will glow through.
Color almost all of the picture with crayon. Leave some areas white.
Brush within the whole page with thin paint. Only use one color.
Draw on the lines with crayon.
Paint the picture with any number of colors.
The crayon lines can make the photo better to paint.
They stop edges bleeding into the other.
This is not a resist but it’s a fantastic extension with the previous activities.
Paint the picture with watercolors.
When the paint is dry, use crayons to include detail and depth of color.
Rip off a tiny notepad that is regarding the height and width of a matchbox.
Use a crayon to scribble thickly to the paper.
Turn the paper over and ultizing your thumb rub the crayon on to the picture.
This produces a very soft smooth effect.
Color a region of the photo having a textured object placed underneath.
Sandpaper, string, crumpled paper, bricks, bark, leaves, signs and rocks can produce interesting patterns. Experiment having a bit of blank paper first.
Use grated pieces or shavings of crayon to generate a swirling effect.
Sprinkle the crayon on to the picture after which rub them with your thumb.
This is effective if you are using different colors together.
It makes effective animal fur, storm clouds or grass.
Go over the outline of the photo with black crayon.
Color the remainder of the image thickly with crayon.
If possible use a tiny piece of cotton wool or cloth to polish the photo.
Heat from your friction of rubbing melts the crayon and generates a smooth shiny effect.
Apply a little amount of vegetable oil to some cotton wool ball.
Gently rub the oil on the back of the image.
The oil is likely to make the image almost transparent.
Students can be in the oil soaked balls in a paint tray.
Encourage the crooks to go over and in the picture to spread the oil.
Hang the photo in the classroom window to generate a stained glass effect.